This research library archive contains videos of interest for the general community, SCI community and scientific community.

The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis now offers a video library with access to our updated lectures recorded throughout the academic season. As part of the University of Miami, The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis has obtained video consent to make these presentations available to the public via streaming media from our archives only. The presenters retain full ownership to their presentations and may limit or request deletion of their presentation from our archives at any time.


Miami Project Scientists


Ashutosh Agarwal, Ph.D.
Human Diseases on a Chip

Dena Arizanovska
Microglial D-Serine Mediated Synaptic Damage in Traumatic Brain Injury

Maureen Ascona
Astroglial TNFR2 Signaling in Synaptic and Cognitive Function after TBI, and its role in Astroglial D-Serine Release

Gregory E. Bigford, Ph.D., MSBA
Pathological Conditions and Potential Countermeasures in Chronic Spinal Cord Injury

Susana R. Cerqueira, Ph.D.
Developing Anti-Inflammatory Nanomaterials for Targeted Treatment of Spinal Cord Injuries

Lucas Cheadle, Ph.D.
Microglia & Fn14 Regulate Neuronal Transcription & Chromatin to Shape Circuit Refinement & Function

Haritha Desu
TNFR2 Signaling in OPCs Suppresses Neuroinflammation following CNS Disease

Madelen Diaz, Ph.D.
Role of Dependence Receptors in Oligodendrocyte Cell Death after Injury

W. Dalton Dietrich, Ph.D.
Therapeutic Advances in the Treatment of Spinal Cord Injury using Biological and Engineering Approaches

Elizabeth R. Felix, Ph.D.
Longitudinal and Cross-Sectional Assessment of Chronic Pain After SCI

Joyce Gomes-Osman, P.T., Ph.D.
Exercise for Neuroplasticity in Aging: Translating Animal Evidence into Human Interventions

Regina Graham
Non-toxic Carbon Dots and Carbon Nitride Dots as Bio-imaging Agent and Nanocarrier for Drug Delivery for Pediatric Brain Tumors

Adam Hantman, Ph.D.
Neural Basis for Skilled Movements

Placido Illiano, Ph.D.
Enhancing CNS TNFR2 Signaling in Neuroinflammation

Stanislava Jergova
Recombinant GABAergic Cells as a Therapy for Chronic Neuropathic Pain

George Jimsheleishvili, M.D
Do’s and Don’ts for the SCI Neurological Exam



Sakhrat Khizroev, Ph.D.
Intelligent Materials to Enable Wireless Brain-Machine Interface

David W. McMillan, Ph.D.
Community Research Partnership to Address Hurricane Preparedness in South Floridians Living with SCI

Mark S. Nash, Ph.D.
Early Cardioendocrine Risk after SCI: Pursuing the Low Hanging Fruit in Treatment Guidelines

Brian R. Noga, Ph.D.
Neuromodulation of Gait for Parkinson’s Disease and Spinal Cord Injury

Nicholas V. O’Neill, Ph.D.
Using Machine Learning to Measure Recovery after SCI

Noeline Prins, Ph.D.
Brain-Machine Interfaces for Restoring Upper Extremity Functions in Spinal Cord Injury

Hannah Radabaugh
Data Analytics in Brain Injury Research: What Can Machine Learning Teach Us?
Re-imagining Brain Injury Data Analyses; What Can Machine Learning Teach Us?

Suhrud M. Rajguru, Ph.D.
Applications of Therapeutic Hyperthermia for Hearing Preservation
Pulsed Infrared Radiation: Mechanisms and Applications in the Inner Ear

Linda E. Robayo
Tissue microstructural and biochemical characterization of the brain in people with TBI-related chronic pain

Christine B. Ryan
Mechanisms of Inflammation in Foamy Macrophages after Spinal Cord Injury
Mechanisms of Inflammation in Lipid-Laden Macrophages after Spinal Cord Injury

Rachele Sangaletti, Ph.D.
Mechanisms of Protection Afforded by Mild Therapeutic Hypothermia in a Preclinical Model of Cochlear Implant Trauma

Stephen Tapanes
Glial Derived D-Serine Contributes to Synaptic Damage after Traumatic Brain Injury
Regulation of Glial D-serine in the Traumatically Injured Brain

Roberta Vastano, Ph.D.
Body Representation after Spinal Cord Injury and its Association with Pain

Eva-Widerstrom-Noga Ph.D.
Challenges and Intricacies in Managing Chronic Pain after SCI